Certification Administration

From the Certification Administration page, you can view and manage certifications. Using the search filters, you can search for certifications by title, family, category, or language. You can create certifications and view and manage certification families and categories.

To access the Certification Administration screen, select Admin > Tools > Learning > Catalog Management > Certifications.

Feature Description
Create a New Certification Click the link to create a new certification. See Certification - Create/Edit.
Manage Families and Categories

Click the link to view and manage certification families and categories. Families and Categories provide the administrator the ability to categorize certifications in two separate manners. This link is only available to administrators with permission to manage families or categories. Note: The Manage Families and Categories link displays for portals with both certification families and certification categories enabled. For portals with certification families only, the link is titled Manage Families. For portals with certification categories only, the link is titled Manage Categories.

See Certification Families and Categories.

Search Search for certifications by title, course code, family, or category. Use the language drop-down to filter by languages. Check the Include Inactive box to display inactive certifications.
Certification table

The following displays for certifications:

  • Title - Use this field to search for a certification by title.
  • Course Code - Use this field to search for a specific certification, using that certification's auto-generated course code (if course code functionality has been activated in your portal).
  • Family - Use this field to search for a certification by Family.
  • Category - Use this field to search for a certification by Category.
  • Version - This displays the version of the certification you are creating or editing. New certifications begin as version 1.0. This value is automatically updated and cannot be edited.
  • Language - The language associated with the certification. All languages enabled for the portal display.Note: If a certification is available in multiple languages, the Language column displays the first two languages in which the certification is available. Hovering over the ellipses displays the other available languages.
  • Last Modified - The date the certification was last modified.
  • Owner(s) - The owner of the certification is specified during creation and has the ability to view and approve requests. Owners can also modify the certification as well as the administrator.
  • Status - The Active status. Inactive certifications are not available for assignment or completion.
Certification versions If a certification has previous versions, there is a plus icon to the left of the certification title. Click the plus icon to view all previous versions.
Options

Certification Options - View, Edit, Copy, or Delete a certification using the Options icons.

  • View - Click this icon to view the certification framework in a pop-up window.
  • Edit - Currently, if the certification is assigned to a user, only the General section can be modified.
  • Copy - Administrators can copy any current, inactive, or previous version of a certification.
  • Delete - Certifications can be deleted if no users have ever requested it or have ever been assigned to it. Otherwise, the Delete option is not available. Previous versions of a certification cannot be deleted.

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